Regional Specialisation and Complex Development: The Machine Building and Metal Working Industry

  • Jonathan R. Schiffer
Part of the Studies in Russian and East European History and Society book series (SREEHS)


With the possible exception of varying interpretations and analyses of ‘regional inequality’, no single Soviet locational principle has generated as much debate in Western Sovietology as the suggestion that territorial units should specialise in the production of goods in which they are most efficient while simultaneously striving to achieve a planned balance between ‘regional specialisation and complex development’.


Machine Tool Eastern Region Economic Region Ferrous Metal Machine Building 
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© Jonathan R. Schiffer 1989

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